Tawau Airport is situated northeast of Tawau, a town in Sabah, Malaysia. It is an airport commonly used by divers, who head to islands such as Mabul, Sipadan and Kapalai for expeditions. The airport consists of one terminal and serves domestic flights to destinations such as Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur.
The airport is a minimalistic one, so facilities are limited. Nevertheless, passengers may grab a snack to fill their stomachs or a drink to quench their thirst from the shops, or purchase some newspapers and magazines to read while killing time at the airport. There is also a money exchange counter at the airport if travellers need to obtain the appropriate currency for Tawau.
Smoking is prohibited within the airport, and smokers are allowed to smoke only at designated areas outside the terminal building. There are baggage trolleys for to transport their belongings around the airport and to the check-in counters. Left luggage services are available at the airport as well. Charges vary according to the size of the bags deposited.
IMPORTANT! Information is correct as of 12 August 2014 and is subject to change. Please always check Tawau Airport website for the latest update of the following information.